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October 23, 2008
South Washington County-style extreme makeover
Standing outside a temporary storage pod in her front yard, teenager Elizabeth Zimprich couldn't believe her good fortune. "I'm getting an actual...
October 23, 2008 - 7:00am
October 22, 2008
Two council seats up for grabs
The Cottage Grove City Council could be facing some big changes come Nov. 4. With two council seats up for grabs -- and no incumbents standing in the way with both council members whose terms expire in December, Myron Bailey and Fred Luden, running for mayor -- the race is wide open...
October 22, 2008 - 7:57am
October 21, 2008
Council honors boy hero
Cottage Grove City Council members and public safety director Craig Woolery honored an 8-year-old boy Wednesday night for a life-saving 9-1-1 call the youngster made that saved his father's life. On March 26, 2008, Chandler Nguyen, then a third-grader, arrived home from school to...
October 21, 2008 - 11:20am
October 17, 2008
New Hillside principal Erin Shadick has counseling background
Growing up as the oldest of 24 cousins in a close family, Erin Shadick had a lot of experience being with children. "I always knew I was going to work with kids," she said in an interview, Oct. 6, in her new office as principal of Hillside Elementary School in Cottage Grove. She...
October 17, 2008 - 7:46am
Dinner, dance will kick off Halloween Parade
When the Cottage Grove area Jaycees folded last year, in turn endangering the popular Halloween parade, Sheila Nitz saw an opportunity -- not just to save the autumn tradition popular with Cottage Grove families, but to expand it, the Strawberry Fest Committee vice president said. The...
October 17, 2008 - 7:43am
October 15, 2008
Bear spotted in Cottage Grove
Cliff Ratzlaff had never before seen a bear in the area -- but now, three times in the past two weeks, the Cottage Grove man has spied a black bear on his father's Lamar Avenue farm. The latest sighting came shortly before midnight on Oct. 7, captured on the hunting camera Ratzlaff...
October 15, 2008 - 7:00am
Candidates support moving up Langdon development
They deferentially sparred on taxes and a possible community center, but Cottage Grove's five City Council candidates were unanimous on one thing during Wednesday night's roundtable debate held by the Bulletin. The handful of hopefuls vying for two city council seats -- Tom Dippel,...
October 15, 2008 - 7:00am
October 10, 2008
October 10, 2008 podcast: Cottage Grove City Council candidates debate
We have a special event on this week's podcast. All five of Cottage Grove's City Council candidates gathered at the Bulletin office Wednesday,...
October 10, 2008 - 11:28am
October 9, 2008
Letter: Choose Bailey again, CG
As a citizen of Cottage Grove looking to make a choice of mayor for the future of the city, I began to focus on the word "choice." We (Cottage Grove) chose Myron Bailey for city council four years ago in a true election that had other candidates available. Myron was elected, not...
October 9, 2008 - 8:03am
Letter: Candidate of change: Bailey
Change has been the theme for Election 2008, Senators Obama and McCain have been pronouncing change, because we the people are sick of the status quo in our politics. Do you want a mayor to continue the status quo or move ahead with change? I believe that person who can provide that...
October 9, 2008 - 7:57am
Letter: Luden can lead
We are all aware of the challenges the city of Cottage Grove is facing. Keeping this in mind, we have looked at what would be needed to successfully lead Cottage Grove in meeting these challenges and then compared the resumes of the two candidates running for mayor. Education, experience,...
October 9, 2008 - 7:55am
Letter: Bailey: vision, dedication
I am writing to support Myron Bailey for Cottage Grove mayor. I have known Myron for over 10 years and have witnessed his dedication to our community. I believe he has the qualities and vision to guide our community into the future. He has the resolve to make tough decisions without...
October 9, 2008 - 7:52am
Halloween celebration grows
Cottage Grove's Halloween parade and festivities have changed hands, changed names and now include a Friday night activity. This year's Halloween celebration -- Monster Bash 2008 -- is being organized by the Cottage Grove Strawberry Fest Committee. Events will begin with the costume...
October 9, 2008 - 7:43am
October 8, 2008
Mayoral candidates have two distinct visions for city
Cottage Grove's pair of mayoral candidates can agree on at least one thing: The 2008 election represents a distinct opportunity to reshape the city's government at what both Myron Bailey and Fred Luden say is a critical time in Cottage Grove's history. Each says they're the right...
October 8, 2008 - 7:40am
October 6, 2008
Park and Ride to get permanent cameras by end of November
A rash of break-ins and vandalism at the Cottage Grove Metro Transit Park and Ride early this year lot prompted officials to promise the installation of permanent security cameras by the end of the year to skittish commuters. But seven months after that March community meeting, ...
October 6, 2008 - 7:42am